Just south of the Merrimack River and the New Hampshire border, Andover is considered part of greater Boston, with a population of 33,418. It has a rich history. Founded in the 1600s, Andover had a role in the Salem Witch Trials of 1692, Civil War, and the Revolutionary War. In 1853, a train accident in Andover killed Benjamin Pierce, the only son of President Franklin Pierce. During the Civil War, it was a stop on the Underground Railroad. Modern Andover may be most famous as the home of private preparatory school Phillips Academy.
Andover’s town center is located approximately four miles south of the center of Lawrence, and is 22 miles (35 km) north of Boston and 30 miles (48 km) southeast of Manchester, New Hampshire. Andover contains the westernmost point of Essex County, along the Merrimack River. It is bordered by Lawrence to the north, North Andover to the northeast, North Reading and Wilmington to the south, Tewksbury to the southwest.
Andover is the location of the intersection of Interstate 93 and Interstate 495. The town is also served by Route 28, which passes as the main road from north to south through town, as well as Route 133 and Route 125. Andover has two stops, Ballardvale and Andover along the Haverhill/Reading Line of the MBTA Commuter Rail, providing rail service from Haverhill to Boston’s North Station. Andover Station is also neat the historic Third Railroad Station, a former Boston and Maine Railroad station that’s listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Andover residents are served by the Lawrence District Court - Fenton Judicial Center located at 2 Appleton Street, Lawrence, MA 01840-1525.
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